News media repertoires and strategic narrative reception: A paradox of dis/belief in authoritarian Russia

@article{Szostek2018NewsMR,
  title={News media repertoires and strategic narrative reception: A paradox of dis/belief in authoritarian Russia},
  author={Joanna Szostek},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={68 - 87}
}
With Internet access, citizens in non-democracies are often able to diversify their news media repertoires despite government-imposed restrictions on media freedom. The extent to which they do so depends on motivations and habits of news consumption. This article presents a qualitative study of the motivations and habits underlying news media repertoires among a group of digitally connected university students in authoritarian Russia. Interviews reveal awareness and dissatisfaction vis-a-vis… 

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